Greater Northwest Area Disaster Response Programs Looking Ahead

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In a new step of collaboration, Jim Truitt is leaving his role as Disaster Response Coordinator for the PNW Conference to provide leadership for for a Greater Northwest Area Disaster Response pilot program. Dana and Kathy Bryson will be replacing Jim as Disaster Response Coordinators in the PNW.

Enhanced Find-A-Church features now available

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NASHVILLE: Today’s tech-savvy seekers turn to the internet as their primary source for information. Local United Methodist churches can be prepared with an updated profile...

UMC social-justice agency applauds House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force findings

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UMC social-justice agency applauds House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force findings By the General Board of Church and Society Urges Congress not to ignore crescendo of...

US and Mexico Faith and Community Leaders Visiting Unaccompanied Migrant Children Temporary Holding Facility...

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McAllen, TX - As the Obama Administration prepares to fast-track the deportation of these unaccompanied migrant children against public opinion (Reuters/Ipsos poll), faith...

GC2016 adopts most rules but defers Rule 44

By Heather Hahn May 10, 2016 | PORTLAND, Ore. (UMNS) In ordering their work, the 2016 General Conference delegates late May 10 adopted all but one...

Council of Bishops to call for 2019 General Conference

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St. Simons Island, Ga.: Through an affirmative vote at their fall meeting this week, the United Methodist Council of Bishops expressed their intent to...

Constitutional amendment to be revisited

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The secretary of the General Conference just announced that an error was made in the text of proposed Constitutional amendment #1 as it was presented for voting, and which subsequently failed to pass. A new ballot is being prepared for voting by annual conferences at their next meeting; however, some conferences will not meet again until 2019.

Young Adults Considering Ordained Ministry Urged to Attend “Exploration”

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Registration for the three-day, interactive event featuring speakers, music and fellowship continues through September 30. Choosing a career path is a difficult decision. That decision...

GC2012: Conference lowers apportionments

Delegate Eradio Valverde Jr. from the Southwest Texas Annual (regional) Conference multitasks while listening to the May 4 plenary session at the 2012 United...

An Update on the Mudslide in Snohomish County

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By Patrick Scriven | Director of Communications & Young People's Ministry Bishop Grant Hagiya asks all United Methodists to join him in prayer for those...

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